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that twice to make sure i good morning, america. dramatic showdown on the las vegas strip as donald trump and his supporters face off against protesters overnight. >> [ bleep ]. >> as trump prepares to go head-to-head with his republicanal rivals in that crucial debate tonight. >> it's gonna be big and they're all coming after me. >> the gop front-runner reaching new highs in our latest poll and why many are talking about what trump's doctor said about his health. the fbi busted a disturbing new isis plot. a maryland man arrested for supporting the terror group charged with taking thousands of dollars from overseas operatives to plan an attack on u.s. soil. a successful financial adviser now a woman on the run wanted for attempted murder. this surveillance photo taken moments after she stabbed a random person at a subway station. the search for her right now. and "star wars" secrets.
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the stars on the red carpet for last night's world premiere tight-lipped about the huge movie, even luke skywalker. >> i'm afraid to talk about it because i'll leak things. i'm so paranoid. >> a whole new generation about to go to a galaxy far, far away. and good morning, america. "star wars" the main event in hollywood last night. there you see it right there, the stormtroopers going up the red carpet. and all you guys are going to a top secret screening tonight. >> that's -- yep, cannot bring our phones tonight. tomorrow. >> no spoilers here. >> i'm on debate duty. look at the strip right there. hottest ticket in town. donald trump right now, the strong front-runner. they are preparing for a prize fight. >> we'll tick a look inside the venetian where the debate will take place, nine candidates up on that stage, donald trump center stage once again.
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even stronger in the polls topping our new abc news/"washington post" poll with 38% but that trump rally last night got ugly and abc's cecilia vega starts is off in las vegas. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. because of those polls ted cruz for the very first time will be standing right next to donald trump on that stage here in just a few hour, but as you mentioned about that rally last night very disturbing allegations about things that were said as protesters were being taken out of that room. take a listen. overnight a donald trump rally in las vegas turning ugly. protesters repeatedly interrupting his speech as a man is being removed. it's unclear who but someone yells "light him on fire." >> light the [ bleep ] on fire. >> bye-bye. >> reporter: overnight donald trump lobbing a preemptive strike across the bow at the man coming dangerously close to his
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>> trump, 41%, cruz, 14%. and everyone else much lower, i mean, somewhere. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz posing a very real threat to the reality tv star's front-runner status and before a huge crowd in las vegas, trump ready for debate night with unshakable confidence. >> i'll be honest, i think tomorrow night, i think it's going to be big. [ cheers and applause ] oh. ooh. and they're all coming after me. so far everyone that's attacked me has gone right down the tube so that's good. >> reporter: for now cruz still playing nice. >> i don't think the american people are interested in a bunch of candidates bickering like schoolchildren. >> reporter: but the stage now set for a showdown on the strip just hours away. florida senator marco rubio spending his debate eve rallying supporters in las vegas too
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rather than the eight rivals who will share the stage with him. >> so last sunday the president spoke to the nation in an effort to calm us and make us feel more comfortable. i swear to you i wish he hasn't spoken at all. >> reporter: 69-year-old trump says he's ready and healthy enough for the fight. the billionaire offering a clean bill of health as proof. well, sort of. after vowing to release his full medical report, trump instead offered up just this short note from his doctor saying trump's physical strength and stamina are extraordinary. and in true trump fashion, the doctor declaring that if elected, mr. trump, i can state un unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. the healthiest individual and that letter declaring trump astonishingly excellent but one glitch, trump said that the doctor who wrote that letter was named jacob boren steen. jacob boren steen passed away
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his son wrote that letter and trump fixing that later post but a bill political oops out here. >> i would say. let's dig into it now with jon karl and tom llamas. this lead for donald trump in our poll remarkably durable. >> this is no flash in the pan. just take a look at abc's polls going back to may. he was only at 4% before he got in. since july he has had a lead of at least 10% in every single abc/"washington post" poll now, of course, his lead more than 0 points. >> republican voters trust him on all the big issues, national security the top of the list. >> look at the attributes. on the question of who can handle terrorism the best, look at this, by far and away, trump wins that. and here's the one that amazes me, who has the best chance to win in 2016? and in our poll overwhelmingly people say donald trump. >> even though the poll also shows that hillary clinton would beat him more than any other candidate, yeah. >> you're out on the trail with trump all the time been taking
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expect that tonight? >> it's the fight that everyone wants to see and i'm sure the fight that cnn, the host of the debate wants to see. turns has been a counterpuncher and yesterday said cruz is a good guy and may be softening the blows. cruz said he doesn't want personal attacks and doesn't want to go down the gutter. the fight he wants to have is rubio and attack him on obamacare and immigration. >> rubio wants that fight with cruz, as well, and, jon, i'm wondering if chris christie will be the guy to take on trump tonight. >> yeah, i mean he's there and fought his way back into the debate and has been playing that role, of course, he can bombast as anyone on that stage with the possible exception of trump. >> rubio ready to go. >> his team said he's had four good debates and it's shown. family from vegas in the audience and the really prepared for several attacks from christie, rand paul and senator
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>> we'll all be watching. to robin. the fight against isis. defense secretary ash carter arriving in turkey this morning to meet with battlefield commanders and allies as the hunt for isis sifrm thiezers in the u.s. intensifies and the fbi arresting that maryland man accused of supporting the terror group and abc's pierre thomas joins us with the details. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the allegations are chilling and if true involve an escalation in isis tactics with the group trying to finance a terror plot against the homeland right here watt home and the fbi claims isis operatives in egypt and syria sent mohamed elshinawy nearly $9,000 to conduct an attack on u.s. soil. what's more elshinawy used isis inspired techniques and set up his computer so it would not store any information about his activities, robin. >> that's the situation there.
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of the pond in san bernardino? >> reporter: they have yet to reveal anything significant in connection with the case and authorities are trying to find the hard drive from the couple's computer which they hope will provide more answers, robin. >> that is the hope. all right, pierre, thank you. the latest on bowe bergdahl, the sergeant who abandoned his post in afghanistan, held captive by the taliban for five years now facing a court-martial or desertion that could give him a life sentence behind bars. >> reporter: bowe bergdahl is facing a court-martial and potential life sentence this morning. the 29-year-old was held hostage by the taliban for five years before being released in a high stakes prisoner swap last year. but now the american sergeant could be heading back behind bars for life, charged with desertion and misbehavior for endangering his fellow troops. a preliminary hearing had recommended a lesser court-martial that would limit prison time to just one year.
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lawyers said he hoped the case would not go in this direction. the decision comes as we're hearing directly from bergdahl for the first time. >> good grief, i'm in over my head. >> reporter: explaining why he abandoned his remote base in afghanistan in interviews broadcast by the hit podcast serial. >> all's i was seeing was basically leadership failure to the point that the lives of the guys standing next to me were literally in danger. >> reporter: bergdahl says he walked away to draw attention to these problems but he walked right into the arms of the taliban. critics say bergdahl should never have been traded for five taliban detainees held in guantanamo but the white house stands by the decision. >> the commander in a chief feels a responsibility that we won't leave them behind. >> reporter: no date set for his next court hearing currently at a base in san antonio, texas, assigned for a desk job for the
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to amy, you have breaking news out of paris. >> french authorities have arrested two people in connection with the terror attack earlier this year. a man and a woman are both charged with providing guns to the man who attacked a kosher deli killing four people after the "charlie hebdo" attack in january. the suspects have been taken into custody in northern france. and some new crew members headed to the international space station. tim cope practice blasted off on a russian rocket along with the first british astronaut visiting the space station. a dramatic scene here. take a look as the district attorney on the right unbuttons his jacket as a convicted felon runs straight towards him trying to escape. the d.a. tackles him refuses to let go even as he's dragged down the hallway. that man now faces some new charges. you may remember this, two high school football players attacking a referee. an assistant coach now pleaded guilty to ordering that assault. he has been fined and now faces
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well, drones are one of the most popular gifts this holiday season and now you'll be required to register most of them. the fachlt faa says it will begin monday and fee will be waived for the first month. finally a leap of faith with a big twist. look at that 4-story city jump in michigan. pro skier sammy carlson soared into the record books after flying off the ramp backwards. >> ooh. >> launching 500 feet into the air and did it for a film called "the sammy c. project" and look at that. he nailed it. vertical drop, 364 feet and hadn't used that ramp since 1994. >> ooh. >> so he's trying to encourage people to be bold. live your dream in can you of that. forward. >> i've gone backwards but not on purpose. it's like, whoa. >> we all have. >> all right, amy.
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back against those sexual assault allegations made by dozens of women. many of them pictured on this cover of "new york" magazine. he is now countersuing seven of the women who sued him for deaf defamation defamation. linsey davis has the details. >> reporter: this is arguably the most aggressive move we've seen bill cosby take in this entire scandal. his lawsuit contends the women engaged in a campaign to assassinate his reputation and calls their accusations nothing more than an opportunistic attempt to extract financial gain from him. this morning, bill cosby is fighting back, against numerous allegations 6 sexual assault now claiming he's the victim, filing a lawsuit against several of his accusers. >> we are now taking steps in order to right a wrong restoring mr. cosby's good name, philanthropy endeavors and career are all objectives of doing this and those are all things that these seven women systemically and intentionally
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and this is our response to that. >> reporter: the lawsuit filed monday in federal court in maz is countersuing seven of the more than 50 women who came forward accusing him of sexual assault, drugging or rape. barbara boman is one of them. he accused each of them about lying about the allegation. >> when i went into the lawyer's office, he laughed at me and treated me like i was delusional. who is going to believe that? bill cosby, dr. huxtable. >> reporter: despite those claims cosby's attorney accuses these particular victims of malicious opportunistic, false and defamatory accusations of sexual misconduct against him. for their own financial gain. the attorney representing all seven women says no one should be surprised by this countersuit. >> you try to bring the power that you have against these women in an effort to shift the focus away from you and your
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with the embattled comedian in may, he wouldn't address the allegations directly. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> reporter: it is important to note no charges have ever been filed against cost. he is now seeking compensatory and pune tri damages to the maximum extent of the law and guys, fair to say there may be more suits filed on his behalf in the future. >> we'll see. th will, linsey, thank you. let's talk about "star wars" again but so excited. it is finally here, the "star wars" world premiere, hollywood heavyweights out in force last night. for "the force awakens." among them abc's nick watt there for all the excitement. good morning to you, nick. >> reporter: good morning, lara. well, the movie played just a few hours ago right here in the famous tcl chinese theater in the heart of hollywood. part of the reason for all this excitement and hype is the un unprecedented secrecy that
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the trailers were purposefully cryptic. information like a new hero rey's last name very intentionally withheld. >> the reason we keep it a secret so people could enjoy the thing. to watch it and not know what happens is amazing. >> reporter: you die in this film? >> possibly. it's hard for me to talk. keeping my mouth shut is easy. >> really enjoyed the secrecy. >> reporter: why? >> it's been fun. it's like a power trip. >> reporter: luke, our returning hero absent from the posters, why? >> i want to see mark hamill. hamill. >> i'm afraid to talk about 7 because i'll leak things. i'm so paranoid. there was no secrecy like this the first go-around. >> reporter: there wasn't social media for the first but "star wars" fans don't want to know. this poster hung on set. >> one of the things that is most gratifying when people say thank you for not ruining the story for them.
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>> reporter: rumors of a no-fly zone over the studio, fake scripts for auditions and -- did mark hamill really have to wear a cape going between his trailer and the soundstage? >> mark just likes to wear capes. >> i've seen this movie ten times so what i have wanted more than anything is let it all out. >> even the press we talked to seem to be totally on board. >> reporter: even carrie fisher kept quiet. >> i have no filter, boundaries, nothing so i could get in trouble and didn't because people didn't answer specific questions. >> reporter: because it's easy to get sidetracked with her. da, da, da, >> now, a message from mark hamill himself. if you see this movie keep the secrets to yourself in respect of the people who come after you. guy, that's luke skywalker to you with your fancy screening in new york later, talking to you. >> yes.
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>> will carrie fisher be there? can she be on every red carpet? >> i know. are you jealous of nick. >> i had my time. i can share her with the world. >> she'll make time for everything. >> amazing like that. some of the stars that were at the premiere tweeted. shonda rhimes, "grey's anatomy" tweeted holily blank, that "star wars: the force awakens" is so good in the best old-school way and our friend rob lowe said he, quote, cried like a baby and whooped like a teen. >> wow. >> so really great tweets out there and the rest of us can find out all about those secrets and don't share them, please, on thursday when the movie opens in 4100 theaters. >> it is a big one. >> yep. >> to ginger right now. we've been enjoying the warmth. >> enjoying it but some getting stuck in it. this is upper red lake, minnesota, at least 50
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be crets i can't wait for. i heard there's atmospheric meet logic things happening. seriously. and i'll be breaking it down. >> i thought you were going to get in trouble. >> she just made j.j.'s day. >> thanks, ginger. coming up a young successful financial adviser now wanted by police for reportedly stabbing a stranger. the search for her under way right now. and the wild story of a texas plumber whose truck ended up in the hands of isis. you've seen these pictures everywhere. his company's logo on it.
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mckenny's death is now considered a homicide. a 62-year-old woman is dead in a recent crash involving a pedestrian and an mta bus. this happened last night in sheepshead bay brooklyn when the driver was making left turn. she was crossing the street at the time. she is the fourth pedestrian hit and killed by a city bus in the last six weeks. the nypd is cracking down univision zero violations this week near seen centers. the scores that new york students get on state exams will no longer count on the evaluations given to their teacher's. state board of regents members support a four-year moratorium on any use of the common core test scores. legislation had voted earlier this year to increase the number of those test scores in student evaluations. an unofficial vote yesterday showed the
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lets get a check on your morning commute. >> the danbury branch of metro north, an hour delay into danbury because of a disabled train. still seeing delays on the q train opportunity with a disabled train. 7 delays with signal problems, delays on the 1 downtown with signal problems at 145. on the taconic southbound that's busy down towards 134 with a crash. going out to our camera, the westbound belt, heavy traffic with a stalled car. thank you. bill evans has your accuweather forecast. >> we've got sunshine as you can see, and we've got a nice
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out toward long island. 58 around originalwood. over towards newark it's 58. really warm, we'll cool down, we warm back into the low 60s this afternoon. a sunny, nice day tomorrow and rain on thursday. all right bill. thank you. 7:28. that'll do it for us. coming up, missing and stranded overnight on snowy mount hood with two young boys, a frantic plea on (vo) always a warm welcome. always a friendly hello. always a perfectly flaky crust. the only one made with real butter and abundant seasonal fruit.
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after she plugged a knife at a woman at a toronto subway station seemingly at random. >> by all accounts it is an un unprovoked attack. the victim does not recognize the suspect as someone that she does know. >> reporter: it happened friday at a drug tore inside the station. investigators say around 2:55 p.m. bisesar walked in with a knife and stabbed an unidentified woman in her 20s, the victim now in serious but stable condition and bisesar still on the run. >> apparently she is well educated and the financial district is somewhere that she frequents. we're asking for the public's assistance and trying to find her. >> reporter: police are calling bisesar violent and dangerous but say they are baffled by a possible motive. her linkedin page revealing her leadership roles in organizations for women in business. one professor at her university praising her on the site writing "she was superb both for the
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and for her warmth and interpersonal skills." >> was there some event in the hours or even days before this attack that would have enraged her to go out and harm a particular person or random person? >> reporter: now, friends describe the attack as completely out of character and bisesar has no criminal record. police are advising residents not to approach her if they see her but to call the authorities right away because, again, they are saying she's bisesar. we cover a lot of unusual stories. this is very unusual. a lot of questions as to why this happened. >> hopefully they will find her so she doesn't cause otherharm to others or herself. a dramatic rescue on mt. hood. four members of a family including two young children trapped in deep snow speaking out about how they survived until help arrived. abc's neal karlinsky reports.
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race of the clock bracing 20 degrees temperatures. jose correa took his if i an anyway ally baluta and two brothers to mt. hood looking for the best hill for sledding but with 44 inches of snow falling over the last week, the drive quickly turned treacherous. jose soon found his truck stuck on a desolate path. his rear wheels soon buried in the four-foot-deep snow with no cell phone service they were stuck with no way out and no way to communicate. >> it was hairy, yeah. >> i was just like on and off crying. >> reporter: with powder up to their chest, the group hungered down in their truck leaving it running eating the few snacks they had left waiting till daylight to venture out. >> if i would have panicked they would have panicked too. i was calm, i was, you know, telling them that everything was going to be okay. >> reporter: fortunately jose's 34078 posted the group's last known location on facebook. >> this is every mom's worst nightmare. >> reporter: after a few
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through the heavy white powder looking for any sign of life he ran into a group of snowmobilers who ferried his group to safety. >> if it wasn't for them, i don't know, we probably would still be up there. >> reporter: officials say they did all the right things to ensure a happy ending, making the right call by having a planned route and telling someone where they were traveling. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> always key to let someone know where you're traveling like he said. >> did all the smart things. the texas plumber whose old truck is in the hands of isis. how did it arrive up there and the impact it's had on his life. a big health alert for pregnant women. could there be a link between
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back now with that wild story of the texas plumber whose company truck with its logo and
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ended up in the hands of isis fighters and in a propaganda video he is now suing the dealer that resold the car and abc's david wright is here with that story. good morning, david. >> good morning, robin. they say there's no such thing as bad publicity, let me tell you about this plumber. free advertising worldwide of the worst sort. his pickup truck ending up on the front lines of syria featured prominently in isis propaganda so he is now filing suit. the black ford f-250 still has his logo but the dudes who now drive it clearly aren't interested in fixing any leaks. >> my secretary called me and said you can't believe this. >> reporter: that's his old truck, now 7,000 miles away from texas city, texas, with quite the gun rack in back. there it is in action. isis militants firing the anti-aircraft gun, the logo and the company phone number as clear as the intentions of those
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>> i really at first thought it was just somebody playing with us. >> reporter: the plumber mark oberholtzer says when he traded in the truck to a dealer, they told him they'd rather remove the decal so as not to risk scratching the paint. but when these pictures started popping up on extremist twitter feeds a year ago today it became clear the dealer never removed it. tracking the truck on the used car site carfax, it went from an auction in houston, texas, to mersin, turkey, from there ending up somewhere near aleppo, syria, in the hands of jihadists. oberholtzer says death threats started pouring in over the switchboard. >> she was getting constant calls, threats, nothing about plumbing. >> reporter: now those photos pop up on his yelp page and made it on to the final episode of "the colbert report." >> a texas plumber's work truck showed up in syria although
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gun, that could still be texas. >> reporter: the plumber is now suing the dealer for a million bucks claiming mark-1's revenues were lost and the company's reputation was irretrievably damaged. the plumber says this was free advertising he could do without. >> i don't need this press and i don't need the threats to my family. >> reporter: well, the plumber was even questioned by the fbi and homeland security about this. of course, we reached out to the dealership auto nation which blamed the auctioneer and sent it was sent out for auction as soon as it came in and the dealer said it's unfortunate the customer had to go through this. you don't say, robin. >> bring in dan abrams to see what he has to say about this. you feel for the guy. legally where does he stand? >> you can understand why he's furious, upset. there's damages but not necessarily you can hold the dealership responsible. it's a tough legal case. they're throwing all sorts of possible legal theories here
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the key question is, was it negligence? should they have known better than to allow this to happen and one of the questions when you're talking about negligence is something called foreseeability meaning could you have foreseen that these sorts of damages would occur? you could say it's foreseeable there would be damages and he's got a suit. you certainly couldn't have foreseen it would end up in the hands of isis is syria. >> the plumber is saying he was trying to take down the name and number and that the dealer stopped him from doing it. >> he said that the dealer said don't worry about it. we've got a better way to do it. that's the heart of his case, they should have taken it off. they should have known that no one should be driving around in this truck with this decal and that is certainly the strongest part of his argument. >> looking for damages, he's looking for more. >> to clear his name and every time someone says, hey, i saw your truck or some jerk calls him on the phone and says, you
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look, i sued them. i sued them. i think this is his primary effort to clear his name and there will probably be a settlement. >> i can't imagine being that guy and seeing your truck in that video. >> with your phone number. >> i hope this story helps him too. >> thank you. coming up ed sheeran quitting social media, no instagram, no tweets. a lot of reaction from fans this morning. caught on camera an angry customer, oh, boy, he was angry, rammed his pickup into a hotel lobby. two workers running for their lives.
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i wish -- >> i'm in the locker room again. >> the girls locker room. not a bad place to be in no, it's not. >> well done, george. well done. that's true. >> we are back with ed sheeran doing some thinking not out loud taking a break from his phone, social media. his more than 20 million followers not happy about it. how long will it last? t.j. holmes is here with his speculation. what do you got? >> i have 120,329 twitter followers on my account. i could quit right now and nobody would care.
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he'll be back, oh, any minute if he follows a trend. i'll just keep on making the same mistake >> i love you the most in the world. how am i going to survive? my life won't be worth living. that's just a sample of some of the reaction to ed sheeran saying he's stepping away from social media. the grammy winner writes to his followers that he's taking a break from my phone, e-mails and all social media for awhile explaining i find myself seeing the world through a screen and not my eyes and wants to travel the world and see everything i missed. all my by myself i'm here again all by myself >> reporter: but fans don't fret, ed might be back on your twitter feed before you know it. i'll be gone gone tonight >> reporter: remember former one direction member zayn malik.
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because of nasty messages and deactivated his account and lasted 48 hours and he was back i'm living the 21 century -- >> kanye seemed to be quitting when he deleted all of his tweets and said be back soon. it turned out to be the next day i'll wait four months until our -- >> how long will ed sheeran last. he writes to his fans see you all next autumn or maybe next week. >> adele has done it, miley cyrus has done it, alec baldwin quit twice. most usually go on for a couple of months. >> an addiction. >> john mayer quit because he said he was a tweet aolaholictweetaholic.
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this is a channel 7 eyewitness news brief. >> good morning, it's 7:56 on this monday, december 15th. i'm lori stokes. looking at the latest headlines for you, and police say a serial sex offender on long island has struck again. edward ramirez is charged with molesting two young sisters while delivering furniture at their queens home over the weekend. previously ramirez was accused of planting a recording device in the women's room of a restaurant and exposing himself to the children in a stop and shop store. video of a partial scaffolding collapse in greenwich village has happened at mills house number 1 on breaker street. the village used to be the home of the jazz club. the scaffolding fell about 2:30 this morning. no one was hurt. let's get a check on your morning commute with debbie duhaime. >> good morning lori. thank you very much. we're going to start off by telling you what's happening on
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cleared, george 20, lincoln 45, holland 20. metro north an hour on the danbury branch into danbury with a disabled train. lirr running on or close. 7 train delays downtown because of signal problems and keep in mind if you're taking a ride over to the taconic a collision, outside the l.i.e. westbound moving slowly getting out toward 110. an accident by the sag that coast being cleared. >> let's see what our sunny 8:00 temperature is going to be. 60 degrees, temperature going down until about 10:00, murray hill, 60. so is ridgewood queens and 58 long island, coastal connecticut. today we're looking at cooling down then warming back up into the low 60s. tonight we'll have clear skies and a cool day tomorrow. we'll have a wet day on thursday rain starts around lunchtime. brisk and chilly this weekend saturday windy and wintery with real feels in the 30s.
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thank you so much. that'll do it for us.
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good morning, america. it's 8 a.m. and shannen doherty's bombshell lawsuit. real-life drama for the "beverly hills 90210" star. did someone pose as her to gain access to medical records. a possible link between antidepressants and autism in newborns. dr. besser is here live. have a holly jolly christmas "gma" is helping you put money back in your pocket to spend big on your family this holiday. >> most people have around $1,000 in hidden money. >> the toys, tech gift, even boxes that could be worth big bucks right now. nobody can drag me plus hollywood superstar will smith and breakout country star chris stapleton here live as we say --
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good morning, chris stapleton. here on "good morning america" this morning. boy, did he blow everyone away at the cmas. >> he did. >> with justin timberlake. >> and he's going to blow everyone here in just a little bit right here in times square. >> also picked up a few cma awards that night. take a look at our control room. oh, all decked out in onesies. >> oh, wow. >> like the leopard one is there they are comfortable but not the only reason -- >> look at lilly directing. >> she's a dancing director. >> yeah. they're the most searched gift this holiday season and our becky worley is here to show you how to get a great deal on them for you and your family. >> notice when there's a camera shot in the control room we have all the time in the world. >> just keep going. >> no wraps. >> we gave amy plenty of time to get over there for the morning rundown.
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onesies in the control room. the big story this morning, the u.s. stepping up the fight against isis, ash carter has arrived in turkey to meet with u.s. commanders there and discuss new ways to attack the terror group. he is calling on turkey to get more involved in the fight and saudi arabia has announced a new coalition of 34 muslim nations to fight terrorism. the fbi has arrested a man from maryland acued of faking thousands from isis operatives for an attack on u.s. oil. if the allegations are true, it would be the first time isis has directly funded an operation here. well, donald trump enters tonight's debate soaring in the polls enjoying nearly 40% of the poll in our new vote 20 points ahead of senator ted cruz. he expects all of his rivals to attack him tonight. warm temperatures will save homeowners big money. the price of natural gas, the
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half as hutch as last year. adjusted for inflation we have not paid this little to heat our homes since 1992. in oklahoma police say a guest angry about his bill drove his truck through the lobby of this motel. look at that. wow, two people rushed to get out of the way just in the nick of time. the driver then surrendered to police. finally, they say love can make you do some crazy things. like exhibit a, a man in houston wanted to propose with the city skyline in the background. the problem, the spot he wanted was right in the middle of interstate 45. so he gathered enough friends to block all lanes of traffic while he popped the question. now, he's just hopeful that police don't come with questions of their own. so hashtag on his instagram says, she said yes but you can't hear her because of all the horns blaring. good luck to them in we wish
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>> not sure how they did it but good luck with the marriage. medical news and rich is here. important new research for parents-to-be that found taking antidepressants during a pregnancy could i increase the risk the baby as hauts. rich, what do you make of this? >> this is the biggest study done yet to try to answer the question done in canada, very large study and what they wanted to find out do antidepressants like pro-secret increase the risk of autism? baseline, women not taking an antidepressant a little under 1% had a child who developed autsdz. for those taking an antidepressants, the risk went up by half a percent. it was real, 98% of the women did not have a child that developed it. >> what does this mean for a woman dealing with depression and wanting to get pregnant. >> don't just stop your medications but there's balanced risk here. we know for a woman who has depression and not treated during pregnancy there's risks there, as well.
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may be delivered a little early so interest to weigh those risks between the risk of a slight increase in the risk of autism and the health risks to the baby. we never want a woman to be exposed to more medications than necessary during pregnancy. but this is one of those situations where some women can be treated with talk therapy and others will need a medication for their health and the health of their baby. >> maybe if you haven't had the medication don't start. >> you don't want to start if you don't need it but for some people, people who need it shouldn't increase their level of guilt they've done something wrong because they're battling the risk of untreated depression. >> i get you will get a lot of questions. >> i can tell you i will. to lara. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." shannen doherty is he real-life drama. did someone impersonate her to get her private information. how to save big on the holidays. hidden cash in your home. what one family found made them more than $600.
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in "pop news," a brand-new harry potter prequel trailer is fantastic. you know what else is fantastic? one of my favorites, i know he's one of yours, will smith is with us signing autographs. >> it's great.
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she's suing her former managers claiming the firm impersonated her to obtain confidential medical information and juju chang here with the story. >> good morning. you know, doherty is suing her former business manager for failing to pay her premiums allowing her health insurance to lapse which she believes crucially delayed her breast cancer diagnosis. and now these newly released phone calls to the insurance company show that someone was trying to impersonate her. this morning, bombshell allegations in actress shannen doherty's lawsuit against her former management company. >> i have a tumor in my breast. >> reporter: the 44-year-old whose character on the hit show "90210" had breast cancer discovered she herself had breast cancer after being uninsured for a year because she says her former managers from the firm tanner mainstay neglected to pay her premium. >> thank you for calling screen actors build health care. >> i was wondering if you could help me.
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i need to know where my billing statement was mailed on january of 2014. >> reporter: overnight doherty's lawyer submitting phone calls as evidence in a new filing saying one member of her former management firm called the health insurance company. falsely impersonating the star just days after doherty approached them about their failure to pay her insurance. >> can i get your name? >> shannen doherty. >> and your date of birth. >> 4 eye 12/71. >> the caller asking the insurance company about her billing information. but was denied after failing to provide sufficient information to confirm her identity as miss doherty. >> can you verify the address on record? >> oh, gosh. is it no longer my business manager's >> that's not what we have. >> i apologize for that. >> you can't verify the address? >> no. >> in the lawsuit doherty's reps say the firm at one point admits it failed to pay doherty's insurance premium but later claimed the star's bills a notice of conditionslation were both lost in the mail.
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about me. better that it stayed that way. >> reporter: abc news reached out to tanner mainstain but they never returned our calls. doherty is seeking unspecified damages during the time she was uninsured she didn't get medical care and that according to the suit may have been the critical time that her breast cancer spread to at least one lymph node. she has reportedly been undergoing treatment. >> oh, juju. >> landmark case. >> could be. could be, could be. >> absolutely. want to switch gears to "gma on the money." americans will spend an average of $805 on christmas shopping this year alone. abc's mara schiavocampo is going to show us how to find some hidden cash in your home to help pay for all those gifts. either for the mulleders the gift of giving can come with a hefty price tag. >> your turn. >> reporter: thanks to five kis under 8. do you want them to have the
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>> we want them have a good time. >> reporter: they spent about $1,000 last year but turns out there may be hidden holiday cash right in their home enter money saving expert lori greutman. >> how much hidden money do you think they have. >> about a thousand dollars. she said did you know there's money in old toys? clothes too. >> things that sell really well are timeless like thomas the train, mr. potato head and my little upon pi. using swap.com they filled two boxes with toys in good condition and clothes that are in season. the company pays for shipping and once the boxes arrive they'll be put up for sale on the website. an original sellers earn 1$150 per box. save the boxes, those can be
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an american girl doll box with fetch as much as $30. old electronics. even broken ones, check out kiiboo disappoint. send them to their california office where they will inspect, price and post your electronics. two smartphones and an airport express expected to fetch christie about $100 and finally even old books can make a buck. using the amazon seller app she scans the bar codes to find out how much they're worth and sets the price before sending them off to samson who will sell them. >> this book is worth $74.50. >> reporter: bringing in a whopping $196. in total the mulleders found 6 $656 making this christmas a little merrier. how is that going to impact christmas? >> it's going to help out a lot. >> maybe we'll make sure we get
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>> all right, mara, thank you very much. will smith has starred in many memorable movies and he is about to add to that list with his latest, "concussion," plays dr. bennett amolu. >> if you continue to deny nye work the world will deny my work. but men, your men continue to die. their families left in ruins. tell the truth! >> well, we're looking up. the monitor is up there. we're looking. hello, will. how are you? >> i am so good. how are you doing? >> great to see you. i watched the screener. it is so powerful and really beautiful, his passion, dr. omalu was here yesterday. congratulations on the golden globe nomination. >> thank you, thank you very much.
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this one, i was a little conflicted when is first took this film so it feels good that people are responding well to it. >> i'm going to talk about how you were conflicted in a moment but first, following him around, he performs autopsies, you really spent a lot of time to get the sense of who this man is, didn't you. >> yeah, he is such a beautiful man. he was here yesterday so he is -- he's just sweet and brilliant. he has eight degrees. you know, so he's a man of science but paradoxically he's a deeply spiritual man, you know, so it's like how he blends those two things that -- the science and the spirituality into one just gorgeous being. >> when someone is on his table he treats then as a patient speaking to them.
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autopsies, so, you know, because you know i take my work seriously so i'm committed. i went in there with him and an autopsy is aggressive, it really is and went and watched him and he sees himself as a deliverer of souls, you know, so he's playing music, he's talking to the person and he sort of sees himself delivering the soul from this world to the next, you know, so as an actor it was just ecstatic to find that depth of interesting character. >> so we know how you feel about him. this is what he said about you yesterday. >> oh, okay. >> he took my story and the story of cte from the depths of the california central valley to the peak of the mountain top of the american mountain under the american psyche and for that i'm
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>> he said he'd see you at the globes too in i love that guy. >> do you take on an added sense of responsibility? not the first time you've played a real-life character as you did that received oscar nominations. do you approach it differently? >> i don't it differently as much as there's a little bit more weight to it. specifically with "concussion," we shot in pittsburgh. so the families of a lot of the players were on the set. some of the locations we used were the actually places that the things happened, so there was an added burden and responsibility to the fact that these are people's lives that you're actually going to see and they'll watch the movie. >> and as you alluded to earlier you were conflicted in the beginning because dr. omalu took a lot of heat from the nfl saying you're anti-football. you're anti-sports and you too
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not quite sure about it because your son plays -- >> my son played for four years and it was some of the most beautiful time that we have had together. this is not an anti-football movie. you know, i love football. i grew up in philly. i'm a football fan. my eagles, you know, so it was a very inconvenient truth, the reality of the science and as a parent, i knew that i didn't know when my son was playing football. i didn't know that repetitive head trauma from the game could because long-term brain injury. >> that's what dr. omalu was about, finding the truth, getting to the truth. >> but for me as a parent i was impelled to deliver this film to the world? and you really did. you did that.
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years since "fresh prince of bel-air." i think we have some of the first episodes. >> oh, no in it, it all started here. you could not have known 25 years ago it would have the legs it had. >> does not look like a guy nominated for a golden globe. >> you're going to hit the road. >> yeah, about -- jeff and i -- we never actually had a chance to go on tour because fresh prince of bel-air came on on in 1990 and our first real hit was 1988 so never really had ray chance to go on tour. >> you'll change that. >> we'll change that. >> all right. >> i'll see you out there. >> you'll see my face in the place. >> throw on your baseball cap backwards. >> advantage your move. all the best to you, and to jada and kids. "concussion" opens nationwide on
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>> that is a classic will smith dance. i love it. look all right, ginger, thank you very much. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill bill. 8:23. we've got sunshine, 60 degrees. 58 is the temperature around ridgewood, whitestone 59. and we're looking at 59 around islip and bridgeport. we'll have sunshine today, 62's going to be our temperature for the high, and we'll drop into
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of 52 tomorrow. some rain on thursday, and then we cool down this weekend. it's down right chilly on saturday. it feels like the 30s. and we warm back up next week. just chatting it up. inside for "pop." >> we begin with this. stars that dress together win together at least that's what golden globe nominees jennifer lawrence and amy schumer are hoping for this award season. you know, it used to be major fashion faux pas to wear the same dress. they're planning to be twins. since she's the face christian dior she has to wear the label but she'll have them make two of whatever they'd make for her, one for her and one for her bff. >> oh. if i must. >> oh, darnit. robin, if you have your label,
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it. >> i'll keep that in mind. but, you know, we're thinking double trouble. both nominated for the same category, best actress in a comedy or musical. sort of -- they're not taking over for tina and amy because nobody ever could but this duo is pretty powerful and fun and see if they pull it off. >> why was it before a major fashion fawux pas to wear the same -- >> you do have it easy. we're wearing tuxes this year. also in "pop news" this morning, it is a magical morning for harry potter fan, just a couple of hours ago the very first trailer for "fantastic beasts and where to find them" starring eddie redmayne appeared on twitter. take a look. >> the wizard out of new york
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full of magical creatures and unfortunately some have escaped. >> it was open? >> just a smidge. >> come in. >> uh-oh. just a smidge but apparently a big enough smidge that a big hairy beast escaped. at least that's my interpretation. the first project since the last harry potter movie in 2011. someone tells me this one starring colin farrell and jon voight will -- >> love harry potter. great books even for adults and not embarrassed to say. >> you're still like a child. >> touche. >> yes. finally everybody has different ways of recognizing their luggage at airports especially during business a holiday types like this. you know, name tag, some people tie ribbons around the straps. we did not need a "pop news"
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most foolproof ever way to prevent it from getting stolen. take a look at this guy. >> bottom right. bottom right corner. >> secured it stayed with him. you can't miss it's his suitcase. giant photo of himself emblazoned or the side of his chasm. >> okay? we would love to tell you more about this unique and clever, i don't know, solution, but this posted anonymously by someone at the airport that thought it was brilliant. always here at "gma" to look for great ideas. >> we will forget -- >> i will give you that suitcase with that guy.
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don't know, solution, but this this is a channel 7 eyewitness news brief. good morning, it is 8:27 on this tuesday, december 15th. i'm shirleen allicot. topping headlines at this hour, a 62-year-old woman is dead in the most recent crash involving a pedestrian and an mta bus. it happened last night in sheepshead bay brooklyn the driver was making a left turn on to east 17th street from avenue z. eleanorashilinka was crossing the street at the time. she is the fourth pedestrian hit and killed by a city bus in the last six weeks. the nypd is cracking down on vision zero violations this week near senior centers. >> after a final vote today the scores that new york students get on state exams will no longer count in the evaluations given to their teachers. state board of regents members support a four-year moratorium
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test scores. the legislature had voted earlier to actually increase the weight of those test scores and teacher evaluations. but an unofficial vote yesterday showed the regents are united in throwing out that policy. when we come back we'll take a welcome back, let's get a check on that commute with debbie duhaime. >> thank you so much. we're going to tell you what's
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still seeing mechanical issues at 96th street. and 3 no service 148 to 42nd. also delays on the 7 with signal problems at willets point, metro north, danbury branch delays, metro north new haven 10 minute delays. alternate side in effect. back over to you. thank you. let's see how it's looking outside with bill. >> shirleen, look we got some of these fair weather cumulus clouds, a nice day now. front has pushed eastward. winds out of the west. temperature 60 degrees. 58 sunset park, 57 staten island, 54 sussex. these numbers are warm and we'll hit 62 around lunchtime today. the temperature drops spot 50s tonight with clear to partly cloudy skies. tomorrow is cooler and thursday's a rainy day starting around noontime. then we'll have a chilly weekend coming up with saturday right around real feels in the 30s and warms back up next week, though. shirleen. >> all right. thank you, bill.
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live with kelly and tennessee whiskey >> come on. you're as sweet as strawberry wine >> that was at the cmas this year, chris stapleton jamming with justin timberlake and chris stapleton is going to be here live this morning right here on "good morning america." >> that is coming up but right now i was just handed something. we do need to tell you about this breaking news story. christmas is barreling toward us like a freight train and so it our ultimate buyer's guide. one of the most popular thing on it, adult onesies. nobody better to find out why they're so hot than becky worley wearing our lovely cheetah print. good morning, becky. >> rrr.
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the season, lara. and, you know, when google analyzed fashion trends and their searches for fashion gifts, even they were surprised. why? well, in a two-hour morning television program i'm not sure we could even get to the bottom of that but, hey let's try. >> maybe it started with that pa pajama family or ralphie in a "christmas story." but these one pieces for grown-ups are now a thing. google says searches for adult onesies is trending higher than ugly christmas sweaters selling at most of the retailers and on sale. these at macy's marked down from $40 to 19. target, 25. also kohl's and abercrombie & fitch who offer those percentage off deals regularly. >> you want to not get out of bed but still open presents and a onesie is the best way to do
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them union sleep or footsie pajamas not just for bedtime anymore. khloe kardashian is trying to make a fashion out of them. >> when instagraming, way more instagramable to put yourself in a cute onesie than in a blanket. >> reporter: some of these styles are quite inventive. >> rrr. and this one even has built-in paws. i do have to say they are cozy. >> maybe the reason these onesies are so popular is that they take us back to our childhood and this time of year, that could be a really good thing kind of the grown-up way of being in your pa jamjamas all the time. >> nostalgia. sillyness. >> great deals.
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>> we have some of the sort of styles really trending right now. >> this is really fashionable. >> who needs maverick, top gun. >> nice, the one piece. will is modeling this aviator model. now, you'll notice it has a macho theme to it, pockets for comfortable and a zip from the bottom and zip from the top. you can figure out what that is for. >> back to work, will. >> all right, ariel has something on that's understated and subtle from one piece. on the back pockets for your wallet and your phone. i mean this is what's -- the kids nowadays are wearing them out and about. i doentsn't know that it's the ugly sweater party but they have style. >> or yes, thank you. i think that's cute and this is very stylish. >> jade is wearing a beautiful
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>> go, jade. >> zippers very detail oriented. remember, you can sleep in this. and then you could throw on a pair of shoes or go to the grocery store. >> hopefully a shower. >> a lot to ask, lara. come on. >> we want to thank all of our crew. amazing, this is what we're here for trying to give people great gift ideas at every price point. these run the gamut. >> how far to put these on with your whole family. meow. >> i'm thinking about putting on the onesie. almost time for new year's resolutions. one company challenged its entire workforce to get fit and met the challenge collectively dropping 500 pounds and counting. jesse has their story. >> that's right. the 40 plus employees at sun war are halfway through their
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more than 30 pounds each but took on the challenge together. take a look. this morning one company coming together to practice what they preach. sun warrior, a health food company in st. george, utah, committed to making plant based foods and supplements launching its ambassador challenge companywide where two employees will have the opportunity to become the face or the body of their brand. >> it's a great opportunity to create a culture for a company that puts a high value on health. here in offices we created that environment. >> reporter: in the past ambassadors have typically been models fully equipped with six-packs and perfectly toned bodies kicking off in june with some employees meeting one-on-one and trainers and knew in additionists. >> we have a trainer that coming in monthly and put in a game that allows them to use it.
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vegetables. the kitchen equipped with all the necessary ingredients to maintain a healthier and happier lifestyle. >> the cost of our groceries has gone up considerably but as a result we see employees in the kitchen constantly making smoothies or healthy meals that follow that plan. >> now six months later that hard work paying off. >> you have to be motivated and dedicated but once you start ee seeing results it's well worth it. >> jaren when he started the challenge and take a look at the slimmer jaren now. several employees losing over 30 pounds, the entire work force losing 512 combined. the winners announced in march. not all about winning for these hard workers. we just want to share that message. we have the power within ourselves to heal ourself and take care of our own health.
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>> such a great initiative and we'll be checking back in to see how they did. >> pretty well. >> let's go back outside to ginger. >> george, how about we get in a little "ask zee."
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it's the most wonderful time to get dressed up and celebrate the holidays counting down to christmas with the best looks for the season and all of these are going to be $150 or less. "good housekeeping's" style director lori bergamotto is here. so many getting ready for our holiday parties. ours might have been last night. we go to them. sometimes at home. what's the one thing to remember when you plan what to wear. >> know your audience. take the temperature of the room. you don't want to be the girl completely overdressed for a casual gig. to that end we have some models to show you what to do. >> let's start with what to wear to the office party. aillejandro alejandro, come on out. >> here she comes. >> a great look.
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talk about basics. an outfit you might have in your home so white:30, black skirt and it's all about jazzing it up with some accessories and gave her this amazing glittery belt from azos. get creative with your accessories. those are black pumps $20 from cupid and added a hair up clip. you can do hair clips or go to the craft store. we are "good housekeeping" so we are crafty. >> i love the earrings. beautiful and elegant. next we have sasha. these going to show us how to dress for a house party. festive and cozy. >> fest and soty. >> you want to be festive but comfortable, think about a house party, it gets hot and everyone is standing near the kitchen. i don't know why that happens. you want to wear something that's nice and lightweight and,
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going to shop for an outfit there are bargains, old navy sweater. >> isn't that so fun? >> the jeans here are less than two cartons of eggnog, $11 from forever 21 and give her these shoes because they're gunmetal and that heel gives her enough elevation to feel polished but really comfortable. you want to be practical. >> i really like this outfit. i might be stealing it. >> it lasts beyond january 2nd. >> sarais going to show us the best way to dress for a night out. >> okay, so far all seen the women that fall into the trap of the little black dress that might be a little too festive, let's say. what we loved about this, alternative to that black dress in the color of 2015 which was marsala. ending off with a bang from loft under $50. lace because it's a little
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paired it's edgy. 85% feminine, 15% edgy and that's what makes great fashion. >> let's bring out all the models. all great looks and stressing, all of these under $150. >> head to toe, people. head to toe. >> so incredible. jiang issue of "good housekeeping" is on newsstands now to find out where to buy these looks go to our website goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! lori, thanks again. coming up, breakout country star, chris stapleton,
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don't go anywhere. [panting] meet one today.
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very happy right now. our next guest skyrocketed into the spotlight after that epic performance with justin timberlake at the cmas and happened to win all thee awards he was up for for his album "traveller" and now nominated
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please welcome chris stapleton. ah, so how has life been since the cmas. >> a little different. holding up so far. >> all well deserved and the four grammy nomination, as well. i understand that you thought you were going to be seeing the nominations live but something happened. >> i watched -- i think what was the right channel but we got some bad information on the time to watch so since my sister-in-law walked in she's like congratulations and then we were like for what. we didn't know what so they had announced them online before they haired them on tv so we figured it out eventually and got nominated for some grammys. >> you had to find out like the rest of us online. >> your beautiful wife morgan is here by your side and it must be nice to look over that shoulder and to see her there. >> yeah, it's always a comfort and a lot of fun to have her out here doing this so we have a good time singing together. >> and when you came out here
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little bit, morgan. >> got to get the fuzzies off. >> i'm pretty fuzzy. >> fuzzy was si. thank you all for being here. we've been loving the sound checks. now performing the song "more of you" from his album "traveller," chris stapleton. thank you. when i think of you and the first time we met and i heard the sound of your sweet gentle voice
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me no choice and right then i knew it makes me want more of you again and again i fall more in love with you than i've ever been from the moment you wake me up till you kiss me good night everything that you do
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when i think of you now years have gone by i think of the memories that time can't erase and all of the smiles that you've brought to my face your love's been so true it makes me want more of you again and again i fall more in love with you than i've ever been from the
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till you kiss me goodnight everything that you do it makes me want more of you when i leave this earth you'll be holding my hand and it gives me comfort to know you'll be there and i'll thank the lord for
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you're heaven to me everything that you do it makes me want more of you again and again i fall more in love with you than i've ever been from the moment you wake me up till you kiss me goodnight everything that you do
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okay, we had santa booked on "gma" tomorrow but his publicist canceled so we got his biggest fan instead will ferrell live and time for ugly sweaters. >> holy smokes. >> this week on abc's "good morning america." "good morning america" is brought to you by stanley steemer. first to be certified asthma and allergy friendly. [ cheers and applause ] >> hey, chris, you make us want more of you. >> oh.
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and the way you two look at each other. >> beautiful. >> absolutely beautiful. >> inspiring to all of us. so sweet. have a great day, everyone. this is a channel 7 eyewitness news brief. good morning, it is 8:56 on this tuesday december 15th. i'm shirleen allicot. topping headlines, new this
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charged a new jersey man with having sexual contact with 14 teenagers. investigators say 35-year-old michael pritchard committed the while volunteering to feed the elderly. this happened back on december 5th. the victims range from 16 to 17 years old. today a galaxy far far away comes to new york city. star wars the force awakens premiers in manhattan. fans who attended the worldwide premier last night got to see their favorite characters walking the red carpet. without giving anything away disappoint. the force awakens opens nationwide on friday. let's get a check on that commute with debbie duhaime. >> thank you so much. we'll start off by telling you about the danbury branch of the new haven line. metro north new haven line into grand central back on time. still seeing delays on the 1,
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alternate side parking rules are in effect. thank you. and a nice day out there bill. >> yes, it is, and the temperature here at 9:00 is going to be warming up. we've been in the low 60s. now we're at 59. more. warm back into the low 60s today. 60 cambria heights and 67 towards staten island. 67 poughkeepsie. we're looking at sunshine and 62 as we get to lunchtime. then we'll cool down tonight and looking at cooler weather tomorrow and rain on thursday. >> thank you. that is the news for now. live with i absolutely love my new york apartment, but the rent is outrageous. good thing geico offers affordable renters insurance.
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